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? LOCAL AND PERSONAL MEMION.
Mr. I'an 1 NV. Cooper spent Sunday In
Mrs. Q. C. Albright spent last Wed
nesday in Clinton.
Mr. NV. P. Durst, of (i icon wood, was
in the city Monday on business.
Mr. Tom Lak<>, of Wofford College
spent the. week-end here with home
Mr. and Mrs. S. It. Dor roll of Wood
ruff spent Sunday in the city with rel
Mr. M. C. Davis, of the Ware Shoals
section, was in the City on business
Mrs. ii. k. Aiken went to Greenwood
Saturday to spend several days with
Mr. .1. o. Garrott, of Lunford sta
tion, was in the city yesterday sell
The banks of the city will commence
closing at 3 o'clock each afternoon al
ter April 1st.
Miss Wessie Lee Dial returned home
Friday after visiting friends in Ham
berg and other towns.
Messrs. Hoy Hudgcns and Gibbon
Traynhnni spent a few days in Atlan
ta last week on business.
Miss Sin- Cooper, of Columbia, spent
Saturday night and Sunday with hoi
mother, Mrs. C. C. Cooper.,
Mr. .lohn L. Stevens, a prominent
bnnkor and mill man of Kershnw
MHmnty, was in the City Sunday.
Col. L. E. Bums has returned from
the northern markets where he went
to buy goods for the coming season.
Miss Willie Jones left Thursday for
Newberry where she will visit her sis
ter, Mrs. O. B. Mayer, for some time.
Mrs. Maggie Mintor, of Davidson.
N. C, has been visiting lor a few days
at the home of Capt. .1. H. Minter.
Mrs. W. Ii. Korr returned yesterday
after spending some time with her
parents in the southern part of Georgia
Mr. B. l'. Mintor will go to Tryon,
N. ('., tomorrow to attend a land sale
pill on by the Oakland Heights Realty
Messrs F, IIoBams and T. L.
Heliums from near Gray Court were
among the visitors in the city Mon
Misses Marion and Emmie McCrary,
of Clinton, are the attractive guests
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. 0. Warren
Miss Vivian Cheek has returned to
her home in Gray Court after spending
a few day with Miss Onivia Hiddell on
Mrs. It. C. Hichardson and children,
of Plnewood, is spending a short
while with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
.1. II. Sullivan.
Mr. I). B. Swygeri. of Swygert and
Tengue spent a few days In Charlotte
this week for the purpose of purchas
b Misses Julia l.ee and Susie Hodges
Faro expected in the city tomorrow to
visit at the home of ("apt. and Mrs.
W. II. Gllkerson.
Mr. J. J. Dendy spent last week In
McBee, where he went to look over the
property of the Southern Land De
Miss Ethel Willis, teacher at Coro
naca. was in the city a short while
Friday on her way to Gray Court to
spend Sunday with her relatives.
After a very pleasant and extend*
Cd trip to tlic lower part of the state
visiting friends and relatives Miss
Corrio Hart will return home tomor
Mr. .lohn ('. Davis, who has hosts of
friends in this city, spent the latter
part of the week in the city ami re
turned to his home in the country
Miss Willie Dorroh and Miss Maltie
Winn. teachers of the New Harmony
school, and Miss Ruth Gilllland of that
section, spent the week-end with Miss
Dorroh's mother. Mrs. W. T. Dorroh.
Dr. ('.. ('. Albright and Dr. T. L.
Tlmmerman attended the spring meet
ing of tho Piedmont Dental Associa
tion at Piedmont Tuesday. Dr. Al
bright is president of the association.
Mrs. Daria Williams and son. Mr.
Arthur ('. Williams, of Van Buren,
Arkansas, who have been on a visit
to the former's sisters, Mrs. .1. N.
Boozer of Nowborry and Mrs. Mattlo
A. Owlngs ?if Laurcns, left for their
home Saturday the 23rd inst.
(Continued from Page One.)
(Ice. Tho judge's private staircase al
so goes up through this part of tho
building and the furnace is under
neath. Supervisor Humbert's rooms
are about where the superintendent
of education had his office before, in
the south side of the building, being
reached eilhor from the lobby or the
street. The sheriff's olilCO is in the
same place as before.
The highest point on the cuptllo of
the building is 55 feet from the cor
ridor floor and consequently just about
sixty feet higher than the street.
TO SING ( AMATA.
King of Israel to he Sung h> Laurcns
Choral Society Tuesday Before Ens?
The Laurcns Choral Society is hav
ing practices several times each week
in preparation for the rendition of the
sacred cantata "King of Israel" Tues
day evening April 2nd, which Is next
Tuesday. Though the cantata is not
quite as long as was "Saul," given
some lime ago, those who have heard
tho practices speak vorj cnthusiastlc
ly as to its merits. Several new voic
es will be heard in the principal roles
this time, thus adding much to the
interest in the presentation.
The proceeds from this entertain
ment are to go to the Kings Daughters.
One of the membeis of this society,
in speaking of Its work, stated that
a very heavy drain had been made on
the treasury during the past winter
with the result that the funds are
very low. For this reason It is es
pecially desirable that a large num
ber attend the cantata and contribute
liberally at the special offering. No
admission fee will be charged. The
cantata will be sung In the Methodist
Tho cantata Is under tho direction
of Mr. Charles H. Hicks, Mrs. Micks
playing the aocornpanyments on tho
large organ at the church.
As the cantata gives promise of be
ing such a musical treat, It is hoped
by the ladles that there will bo a
A very enthusiastic and profitable
meeting of the Knights of Pythias
w?h held in the lodge room Monday
night when tho first degree was con
ferred. At the next meeting, which Is
to ho held Monday night April 1st..the
second degree will be conferred. A
very noticeable Increased attendance
and interest has been shown In the
last few meetings and those members
who have been attending regularly
now hope that the lodge Is In for a
real revival in enthusiasm.
HILARY A. HERBERT
TO MAKE ADDRESS
Superintendent K. L. Jones has Rc?
celved an Acceptance of an Iimna
tion to Make Annual Address.
Col. Hilary A. Herbert, secretary
of the navy under (Jrover Cleveland
and a native of this place, has ac
cepted the Invitation of Supt. B. L.
Jones to deliver the annual graduat
ing address at commencement time.
Col. Herbert, in writing to Mr. .lones,
also states that his daughter, Mrs.
Benjamin MiCOU, will also come with
him to visit the scenes of Iiis child
No definite dato has been set for
I the address, but Col. Herbert states
that it will be most convenient for him
to be here about May 10-13. He will
spend several days hero with his
daughter visiting the 'places of inter
est to him and to his daughter and al
so In renewing any of his old ac
quaintances that he can lind.
In his letter Col. Herbert states
that he is seventy eight years of age
and that he was born on the spot
where the Female College was after
wards erected and that he attended
school at the old school house. His
family moved to Alabama before he
was grown and it was there that he
spent his early life. During Cleve
land's administration he was appoint
ed secretary of the navy and since
that time he has been practicing law in
Washington, where he is quite a
Col. Herbert evidently anticipates
his visit here with much pleasure
and it is certain that his stay hero
will be made as pleasant and profita
ble as a hospitable people can make
J SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. |
Miss Annie (lilkerson entertained
the Social Club Wednesday afternoon
at her home on North Harper street,
the gathering being styled a "Violet
Party." The afternoon was spent
hugely in playing dominoes, tables
being prepared for twenty. Mrs. A.
II. Sanders and Miss Julia Gilkerson
served tea and sandwishes in the hall
as the guests entered. After a num
ber of games were played a delight
ful sweet course was served.
Miss Julia Gilkrson entertained the
Forty Two Club Thursday afternoon.
Alter a few games of cards were
played, in which violets wore used for
scores, delicious refreshments were
(iocs to Sinipsoiivillp.
Rev, K. C. Watson, who has been
pastor of several churches in this
vicinity for a number of years, will
leave the first of next week for Simp
sonvllle, where he has boon called to
the pastorate of the Simpsonville Bap
list church. Mr. Watson and Mrs.
Watson have endeared themselves to
a great many people while they have
boon in the church's srvice in this
county and adjoining counties and they
will be greatly missed by his congre
gation. Though they regret very much
to see him no, they wish him much
happiness in their now field of labor.
Mrs. Jones (reading) "It says hero
that a nautical mile is 0.0S0 ft et and
a statute mile is only 6,280 reet. Why
Is th?l? i thought a mile was a mile."
Mr. lones (without looking up from
tils paper)?"W< 11. a mile is a mile,
but a statute mile is mens tired on drv
land whi'.o a nautical mile is meas
ured on the water, tt 11(1 ; mi know most
things swell when ia water." Mrs
I Jones ('resuming he - rending)?'?"Why,
ot 'oii.s' ! How stupid."?-Ladles
Hon e Journal
"You deeeiv? I me," protested tn?
wompj at th< washtub. "When you
ninrr.ed me you said you had a Job
on the road." "And so I did, my dear."
rejoined her husband, who was hitting
the pipe in an easy chair, "but It
hasn't arrived yet."
The Transandean railway connect
ing Valparaiso and Buenos Ayres as
cends the mountains 7.015 feet In for
ty-six miles, nn averago of about 166
feet to the mile.
Big Rhldend Payer.
It pays 27 per cent. Is a sure thing.
Is received at once. The article has
been sold for forty years. Thousands
have Invested without loss. The offer
is to you. Therefore when painting
buy 12 gallons L. & M. Paint and 9
gallons Linseed Oil. Mix them to
gether. The total cost Is $?,:i.00. An
equal qua rant.v of ready for use from
the can Paint costs $12.00?the amount
saved Is $9.00. It's 27 per cent on any
Call on .1. H. & M. L. Nash, Lau
rens; J. W. Copeland Co., Clin'. >n.
I have not given up my practice and
Insurance business on account of be
ing connected with the Class Works.
My office is in the same place.
Hours: II a. in. to I p. m. and 1
to f, p. in.
Phones office: 6?! Residence: 111.
W. II. Dial, M. D.
A Qreat Big Bunch
Of Fun for You AH
Fun? Well, I should say so! Qirls (every one
of you under 14) we've got something for you?
something that will give you some real fun.
A picture of a dining-room, all outlined, with it a nice
little box of oil crayons. Won't you enjoy coloring that pic
ture? Of course you will; and then, just think, if you color
your picture neatly and artistically, and the judges who de
cide the contest think your's the best and your little story
the best, you will get the dandy Little Range, or if second best
the Writing Desk and if third best the beautiful Rocker. They
are now shown in our Window. Come in, girls, and get your
picture and box of crayons.
Contest will close Saturday, April 20th. Prizes will be
awarded same dav.
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes & Co.
WOMANLY WISDOM. *
Add a little boiling water to nn
omclcl to keep it from being tough.
If you grcnHO tho Inner rim of a
kettle its Contents will never boil
Curry a lend-pencil in your pocket,
and dnto the eggs as you gather them
1 each day.
The range will keep black much
longer if you rub the stove over witli
soap, then apply tin? blacking. Snvo
all small pieces of soap for this pur
Keep your spices in glass bottles
with screw tops?such as peanut-hut -
tor jars. A glance will tell you the
1 contents, even if marked covers did
To keep fish, never put one oil t"l'
of another. Wring a clean cloth oil! I
of cold salt water, wrap the fish sep
arately in this, put them on a dish and I
keep on ice.
11" you feel all run down ami dos
pondont, if you arc not sleeping well,
if you feel as if life were a real bur
I den and that you must consult a
doctor, just think it over. Perhaps all
you need is to raise your bedroom
window at night.
it is a pity ttint so much exirn work
; eeompanlos the beautiful spring days.
Wo could enjoy them better if we had
more time, and if the spring sowing,
. house-cleaning, gardening, sitting hens
and hatching chickens, were not all
needing attention at once.
Rhubarb may be canned in cold wa
ter. I'se freshly cut stalks, lit thein
tightly Into a thoroughly clean jar
and let the water run full force Into
the jar for fifteen minutes till all ait
is excluded, screw on tho top while the
Jar is still under water?see that it is
perfectly air-tight and the contents
should keep and be like fresh rhu
As a substitute for hot-water bags
i in ordinary ailments such as tooth
ache, earache nnd other minor pains,
j uso common flannel bags made in con
I vonient sizes, with drawstrings. PHI
? them with hot sand or salt, and they
1 are safer than a cheap rubber bottle,
i Just as efncnlous, am} much handler
, to uso; keep a half-dozen ready. They
tie of great help in times of aches
1 and pains.?Farm Journal.
A Poser for the Courts. /
A Philadelphia Judgo haH decided
that a husband has no redros.i when
his wife goes through his pockets and
takes money from them. What good
would it do him if lie had any redress?
GUILE OF DRONGO CUCKOO
Protected ty Its Reccmbl.ince to
Pugnacious Shrike, It Lays Its
Eggs Where It Pleases.
A striking example of protective
coloring in birds has just been added
to tho collection of tho Brooklyn In
Btltuto M1180011) In tho iorni of a
drongo shrike and n drongo cuckoo.
The shrlko is a bird of pugnacious
disposition, especially at the nesting
season, when It guards Its nest with,
for a small bird, great ferocity Doug
las Dfwar. from whom this account
Is taken, says that ho has watched a
pair of these litte birds attack and
drive away a monkey which tried to
climb Into the tree In which their
nest was placed. Indeed, so able a
fighter Is Hie shrike that some other
birds, notably orioles and doves, fre
quently build their nests In the sain*
tree In order to share the benefit of
The drongo cuckoo lays Its < >? gfl
in Hie m sts of such birds as the king
crow. These are pugnacious, even
ferocious, und without some guile a
cuckoo could not accomplish this feat.
Hut the drongo cuckoo la so like tho
drongo shrike, even having the same
odd twist to its tail feathers, that the \
king crow la deceived by tho i . sem
blance ;md hesitates to give flghl to
what she lakes to be one of the pug.
nacious 8hrlk< p.
True to the Death.
Not long since tho driver of the en
gine on one of the Belgian lines of
railway saw n larne dog on the road
way but ween the metals. He put on
the whistle, yet it did not move, but
only stood and harked furiously at tho
approaching engine, still on, on, <>n,
Came the train, find still there stood
the dog, more furiouB than before. Tho
train passed, and at the next station
It. was noticed that a part of a dress
was clinging to the wheel guard. A
mcssonger was sent back, when a
dead child was found, which had evi
dently fallen asleep, and whom the
noble dog tried to protect to the \ery
last, giving his very life sooner than
flinch from his trust.
Cheeset f>a He-lrlooma
In some parts of Switzerland It In
said that cheoaea form family holr
?ooms v/hlch are sometimes handed
down from ono generation to anothor.
At Lea Ormonts, In tho canton of
Vaud, It Is customary to make special
cheeses for certain family foasta.
They are tagged with explanatory
labels and eaten several years later,
at other fei*sts, or even at funerals.
l(ocenH), At Lea Ormonts, In a con
cealed shelter, there was discovered a
cheese dating from 17Sf>. It was as
hard as a rook and bed to he cut with
a saw It Is reported to havo tasted
Kidney and Bladder Troubles and
Nervous Debility Yield Readily
and Quickly to Treatment wilh
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